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Old 08-29-2008, 04:57 AM   #1
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cross compilation error -- /usr/local/bin/ld: unrecognized option '--as-needed'

I have two doubts.The first one is

i am tried to compile the blob bootloader for arm processor in pentium machine . For that i done some settings like
1. export ARCH=arm
2. export CROSS_COMPILE=arm-linux-
and based on the readme file i done the steps. But i got an error message as shown below

gcc -I/opt/02-25-2005/linux-2.6.9/include -o mkparamblock mkparamblock-mkparamblock.o
/usr/local/bin/ld: unrecognized option '--as-needed'
/usr/local/bin/ld: use the --help option for usage information
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [mkparamblock] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/opt/02-25-2005/src/blob/blob-xscale/utils/mkparamblock'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/opt/02-25-2005/src/blob/blob-xscale/utils'
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1

The second problem is that now it is not possible to run the normal c programs, it shows an error messages - "cannot execute binary file".
How can i overcome this .... i expect a valuable replay from u
NB: i am using rhel4 with 2.6.10 kernel

Last edited by shabeervsm; 08-29-2008 at 04:59 AM. Reason: giving details about my machine
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1) arm-linux
You are probably using the LART embedded computer from ??? Please inform.

I do not find find the option --as-needed in the files.
( Not included in the configure options or any of the
blob programs )
Which version of blob is used ? And a link to it ?

Please try using this toolchain
= = >
=> arm-linux-toolchain-bin-05-23-03.tgz ( 61 MB )
from :

2) Linux Software, c program : Please show the command
you are executing. ( which c code ? )

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